Tina Turner turns 80: The unsung legacy of her career
Even on screen, she is simply the best
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Born in Tennessee, Tina Turner may just be one of the greatest living performers. She's had a turbulent life filled with hardship, tragedy, and illness—including a stroke, intestinal cancer, and kidney disease—but she's created an immense legacy for herself. The singer rose to fame with her partner, Ike, and built a successful career as a solo star, churning out hit after hit, and igniting trends with her iconic outfits.
But did you know Turner also had a career on-screen? That's right, she made several appearances in films and TV shows, from a 'Mad Max' flick to 'Saturday Night Live.' Check out this gallery for a guide to Tina Turner's on-screen career.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age